Jacksonville State holds SIU-Edwardsville to 54 points
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jacara Cross added 15 points, and Jacksonville State routed SIU-Edwardsville 90-54 on Saturday for its largest margin of victory over an Ohio Valley Conference opponent in school history.
Hunter’s jumper capped a 15-3 run for a 24-point JSU lead and the Gamecocks led by 34 on Derek St. Hilaire’s 3 with 5:58 to go.
The Gamecocks outscored the Cougars 48-18 in the paint and scored 21 points off of 14 turnovers.
David McFarland scored 10 points for the Cougars (5-11, 1-3), who finished shooting 30 percent in losing their third straight.